Category Archive: Genie Bouchard

Bouchard feeling good in Paris

    Despite a second round exit at Roland Garros, Genie Bouchard sounds more positive than her disastrous season last year. She’s gained weight and muscle, and the return of her longtime coach… Continue reading

Genie on a roll in Rome

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How adversity can be Bouchard’s best teacher

Adversity can be the best teacher. It builds character and soul. Grow up poor and disadvantaged, and you learn to fight your way out of it. Get stepped on enough, and you learn… Continue reading

Genie Bouchard in Rome — an opera of emotions

What’s wrong with Genie Bouchard? Go back to 2013

Most players take years to climb the ranks and learn how to deal with fortune and fame. Genie Bouchard, on the other hand, rocketed very fast, very soon. In 2014, the WTA, corporate… Continue reading

How the Nightmare in Montreal can help Genie Bouchard

—by Christopher Johnson— The first time I ever played indoors, at a junior tournament in Ontario, I had a terrible match. I wasn’t used to the different lighting, air, speed and sound of… Continue reading

8 ways that Bouchard can attain her “Dream of Genie” and win a slam final

Genie Bouchard had just been routed by Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon final. Bouchard sat down, put her jacket on, and reflected on her 6-3, 6-0 loss, her historic road to reaching a… Continue reading

Genie Bouchard’s style of power tennis is true north strong and Canadian

Reaching the Wimbledon final, Genie Bouchard at age 20 has already forged a brand of aggressive power tennis that is distinctly Canadian. She plays with a play-off hockey mentality. You can see her… Continue reading